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Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
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Uniform title:
Single Works. Botanique
Title:
Letters on the elements of botany ... Translated ... by Thomas Martyn ... The eighth edition, corrected.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 708

Edition details

Publisher:
White, Cochrane & Co, etc
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1815
Edition:
Physical description:
xx, 434 pages ; (8o)
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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With note:
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Subject:
Additional author(s):
B.D., F.R.S.
MARTYN, Thomas
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OPAC identifier:
018782034
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Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
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Title:
Letters on the elements of botany, addressed to a lady [Madame Delessert], by J. J. Rousseau translated into English, with notes, and twenty-four additional letters, fully explaining the system of Linnæus / by Thomas Martyn.
Varying title form:
Letters on elements of botany. Rousseau's Botany Ed. VIII.
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 708

Edition details

Publisher:
Printed for White, Cochrane, and Co.; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; B. Crosby and Co.; and Gale, Curtis, and Fenner
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1815
Edition:
8th edition / corrected.
Physical description:
xx, 434 p. : 1 folded chart ; 22 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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Provenance:
NHM GENERAL Copy 1- Label of Araminta Dawson on front endpaper. NHM BOTANY (Main Collection Copy) - Bookplate of 'Norman Douglas Simpson' on inside front cover. Label on front endpaper 'Presented by the Executors of Norman Douglas Simpson, 1890-1974. 7.10.1977
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Language notes:
In English.
With note:
Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Additional author(s):
Linné, Carl von,
1707-1778
Martyn, Thomas,
1735-1825.
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Additional title(s):
Philosophia botanica
OPAC identifier:
9922692802081
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Indices of English and Latin names, orders of plants, and botanical terms on pp. 409-424.
NHM GENERAL Copy 1 - . Reynell. No. 17. 28.iv.1928. 15/-.
NHM GENERAL Copy 2 - Presented by Basil H. Soulsby. 26.iv.1930. H. Cork. 12s.
NHM GENERAL Copy 2 - With an engraved portrait of Martyn as the frontispiece and 37 plates (29 coloured), some of which have been cut out from other sources and pasted on brown paper. Others are full-page illustrations from other sources which have been bound in with the text. Some of these are dated between 1797 and 1823. Other printed material has been pasted to pp. 68, 69 and a free page at the end of the text. Pencil annotation on p. 23. Dried plant material at p. 44/45 and 212/213.
NHM BOTANY (Main Collection Copy) - Ms. bibliographic annotations on front flyleaf in pencil.
NHM GENERAL Copy 1 - Tooled leather binding with marbled endpapers and edges. The endpapers have been repaired with tape. Lettering 4.vii.1930. 1/9.
NHM BOTANY (Main Collection Copy) - Bound in red quarter leather and marbled paper boards. Decorative gold tooling to leather on the covers and spine.
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Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
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Uniform title:
Lettres élémentaires sur la botanique.
Title:
Letters on the elements of botany; addressed to a lady, by J. J. Rousseau. Translated into English, with notes, and twenty-four additional letters, fully explaining the system of Linnaeus, by Thomas Martyn.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 708.

Edition details

Publisher:
Printed for White, Cochrane, and Co.; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; B. Crosby and Co., and Gale, Curtis and Fenner
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1815
Edition:
8th ed., corr.
Physical description:
xx, 434 p. 21 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English, French

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Contents notes:
Provenance:
Hosack, David, 1769-1835
Title history:
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With note:
Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Plants Classification
Additional author(s):
Martyn, Thomas,
1735-1825.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques,
1712-1778.
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OPAC identifier:
ocm01286140
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Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (1712-1778).
Corporate author:
Main entry uniform title:
Uniform title:
Lettres élémentaires sur la botanique.
Title:
Letters on the elements of botany : Addressed to a lady / By the celebrated J. J. Rousseau. Translated into English, with notes, and twenty-four additional letters, fully explaining the system of Linnaeus. By Thomas Martyn, B.D... Regius Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge.
Varying title form:
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 708

Edition details

Publisher:
White, Cochrane, and Co. [et al.]
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1815
Edition:
Physical description:
Pp. xx, 434 : folding table ; 22 cm.
Series entry:
Language(s):
English

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Full imprint statement. London: printed for White, Cochrane, and Co.; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; B. Crosby and Co.; and Gale, Curtis, and Fenner. 1815.
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Provenance:
Title history:
Language notes:
With note:
Dissertation notes:
Subject:
Botany
Classification
Classification system: Linnaeus.
18th century.
19th century.
Additional author(s):
Martyn, Thomas
(1735/6-1825).
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Bound in quarter green calf, with paper over boards marbled in (faded) brown shell pattern with red veins. Blind dotted borders at leather edges. Spine with green morocco lettering-piece with gilt single fillets and title: MARTYN'S / ELEMENTS / OF BOTANY. Red speckled edges.
Condition noted; 20060119. Front hinge weak. Minor foxing.
Condition noted; 2016. Good.
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